2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Feb 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook
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PHIL 311 - Professional Ethics

Credits: 3
A study of the nature of ethical thinking and its application to judgments about actions of people that make up society. Topics to be considered include ethical relativism, moral virtues and vices, foundations of morality, alternative theoretical perspectives on moral judgment egoism, altruism, and legal and regulatory perspectives related to ethics in business.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate a familiarity with key figures/movements in the history of ethics.
  2. Illustrate the methodology and tools commonly used in ethical analysis.
  3. Outline and evaluate the nature of, and potential solutions to, various moral problems that typically arise in public and professional arenas, including medicine, education, law, business, journalism, government and finance.
  4. Apply the tools of ethical analysis to specific moral dilemmas.
  5. Critically analyze and evaluate ethical argumentation.

Prerequisite: Admission to any Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts degree program or Instructor approval
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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